Clambered
Clamber Clam"ber, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Clambered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Clambering}.] [OE clambren, clameren, to heap together, climb; akin to Icel. klambra to clamp, G. klammern. Cf. {Clamp}, {Climb}.] To climb with difficulty, or with hands and feet; -- also used figuratively. [1913 Webster]

The narrow street that clambered toward the mill. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]


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  • clambered — clam·ber || klæmbÉ™ n. difficult climb or ascent v. climb with hands and feet, scramble, scale …   English contemporary dictionary

  • clamber — UK [ˈklæmbə(r)] / US [ˈklæmbər] verb [intransitive] Word forms clamber : present tense I/you/we/they clamber he/she/it clambers present participle clambering past tense clambered past participle clambered to climb something with difficulty, using …   English dictionary

  • Clamber — Clam ber, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Clambered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Clambering}.] [OE clambren, clameren, to heap together, climb; akin to Icel. klambra to clamp, G. klammern. Cf. {Clamp}, {Climb}.] To climb with difficulty, or with hands and feet; also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clambering — Clamber Clam ber, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Clambered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Clambering}.] [OE clambren, clameren, to heap together, climb; akin to Icel. klambra to clamp, G. klammern. Cf. {Clamp}, {Climb}.] To climb with difficulty, or with hands and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clamber — intransitive verb (clambered; clambering) Etymology: Middle English clambren; akin to Old English climban to climb Date: 14th century to climb awkwardly (as by scrambling) < clambered over the rocks > • clamberer noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • clamber — clam|ber [ˈklæmbə US ər] v [I always + adverb/preposition] [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: Perhaps from clamb, old past tense of climb] to climb or move slowly somewhere, using your hands and feet because it is difficult or steep clamber over/across… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • clamber — [[t]klæ̱mbə(r)[/t]] clambers, clambering, clambered VERB If you clamber somewhere, you climb there with difficulty, usually using your hands as well as your feet. [V prep/adv] They clambered up the stone walls of a steeply terraced olive grove …   English dictionary

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